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accused of violence and murder and if convicted mohamed morsi could face the death penalty and fall out after a suspected u.s. drone strike kills the head of the pakistan taliban and the u.s. ambassador is going to islamabad. the trouble gunman accused of opening fire at lax and killing a tsa worker and they told him after they shot him he acted alone. and a traditional form of fighting hundreds of years old is in danger of getting knocked out by modern martial arts. good morning and welcome to al jazeera america, i'm stephanie, more than four months after egypt military coup the trial of the first freely elected president is underway and p.m. was over thrown on july 3 and held in a secret location until today. no pictures showing morsi in court have come out. he arrived earlier at a police academy in cairo for the start of his trial. these are live pictures of protesters outside the court building. morsi is charged with insightment to commit murder. supporters say the trial is political and claim it's part of the military crack down on the muslim brotherhood. 14 more brotherhood leader
's mr. kerry's first visit to the nation since the ousting of mohamed morsi in july. he goes on trial tomorrow. during a meeting with the country's foreign minister, secretary kerry called for an end to the recent wave of violence and emphasized the importance of a stable and democratic egypt. >> to a quarter of the arab world, egypt plays a crucial world in the political, the cultural, and the economic leadership of the middle east. so let's be clear. what happens here is profoundly important to the region and it is in the interest of the united states. >> but egypt has been one nation with strained relations with our country, from the reporting nsa spying on world leaders that has outraged them, to unhappiness with our policy over egypt. it seems a growing list of nations angry at america. what happened? >> john bolton is a fox news contributor, former u.s. ambassador to the nations, and he joins us from jerusalem this morning. good morning. >> good morning, eric. how are you? >> egypt suspended millions of dollars in aid. it seems in doing so, washington has isolated the islamists
since president mohamed morsi was ousted in july. the u -s has since suspended more than one billion dollars in aid to egypt. egypt relations should not be defined by financial aid.and that the suspension of aid is not a punishment. kerry also said that "president obama and the american people support the people of egypt," and urged egyptians to continue their "march for democracy." president obama is lending his help to the democratic candidate for virginia governor. the bitter campaign between democrat terry mcauliffe and republican ken cuccinelli is in its final lap. and voters will head to the polls tuesday. the presidents last ditch supposed to take place somewhere near washington. help from former president bill clinton and former clinton. the funeral for a nevada teacher -- gunned down by a student -- will be held later today. family and friends gathered yesterday -- to pay their michael landsberry. police say he died trying to shooting at sparks middle school. saturday's viewing say landsberry was more than a teacher. landsberry was a member of the nevada air national guard a
details have emerged about the master mind of the atablg. >>> in egypt, a defiant mohamed morsi now reportedly on his way to prison in alexandria. the trial of the ousted egyptian president was adjourned just hours after it started in cairo this morning. while in court, morsi called himself the country's, quote, legitimate leader. and get this, he refused to wear a prison uniform or recognize the courts. morsi and 14 co-defendants are facing charges of inciting the killing of protesters who were against his rule. the judge postponed the hearing until january. >>> now, a preview of an exclusive investigative unit report. too many flights and not enough pilots. that's what critics say is creating a safety problem in a lot of international flights. they point to a growing demand for international commercial pilots. coming up tonight, our investigative unit going behind the scenes inside the cockpit and inside flight schools all over the country and the west coast. each of these school specializing training international pilots. we also talk to flight instructors who say the current tra
overseas, there was a raucous scene in cairo today as egypt's ousted president mohamed morsi went on trial. this was the first we'd seen of morsi since the military arrested him four months ago during a coupe. morsi refused to wear prison clothing, insisting he is still egypt's legitimate ruler. he and 14 prominent members of the muslim brotherhood political movement are accused of inciting murder after several protesters were killed in demonstrations. clarissa ward is in cairo for us tonight following the case. clarissa? >> reporter: well, scott, it was a scene of absolute chaos in that courtroom. half of the people were chanting "down with military rule." others were shouting "execute him." and morsi himself completely refused to acknowledge the courts. he just kept repeating over and over "i am the president of the republic." but in the wake of a major military crackdown on the muslim brotherhood and its leaders, the pro-morsi movement has really been driven deep underground. organizing a demonstration these days is dangerous work. after a week of negotiations, we were allowed to ataepb
of dollars in aid rehe moved mohamed morsi. and it is scheduled to start tomorrow. >>> population boom is headed to contra costa county. they started closing navy bases in the area and there were high hopes of what would replace them. progress is slow and as ken wayne reports, concord is shaping up to be a much different story. >>> it is a rare sight in the densely populated bay area. >> open space and open canvas for developers. >> the weaponses station was the last of the major bay area military installations to close t while redevelopmentcontinues at hunter's point. alameda. treasure island. bases that closed year he is earlier. plans are moving quickly -- other base resist still finding their way. >> there is a potential we will be able to accelerate our development faster than the other bases. >> michael wright heads up the project. >> it is going to be a, i think, a real first class place to live. >> residents are going to move into new housing at the site. they will be surrounded by thousands of acres of open space and parks connected to mount diablo. that is hard to envision. y
to the enrollment senter and thank volunteers there for signing people up. >> thank you. >>> mohammed morsi faced trial this morning. he's charged with siting murder. conviction could mean the death penalty. the hearing did not last long. morsi's appearance comes a day after secretary of state john kerry visited the capital. clarissa ward in is cairo. >> reporter: good morning. we were not allowed to take cameras in the courtroom. it was a chaotic scene when morsi first entered the room. half the people started cheering and chantding. the other half started shouting execution, execution. morsi himself was wearing a gray suit appeared to look perfectly healthy. co-defendants, the muslim brother hood were wearing white jump suits. they would not make a plea or confirm whether they were represented bithe. did the judge struggled to keep things things calm. the court case is adjourned until january 8. things are tense on the streets today. there are a handful of morsi supporters behind me protesting. there are protests across the capital. security forces out in mass. they want to make
as egyptian president mohamed morsi was getting under way as he with was makeing the first appearance since his ouster and said that he was the legitimate leader and the courts had no basis to try him. he and his administration is charged with clashes that left ten people dead last december. >>> a outbreak of polio is breaking out in war-torn syria. there are concerns that it will be spread to lebanon. our dr. nancy snyderman will tell us about the rapid intervention to this potential international crisis. >> hi, natalie, i'm here, and the reason for the concern is that syria has been polio-free since 1982, and neighboring countries as well have not seen it in more than a decade. so when the outbreak was found, the world health organization considered it the tip of the iceberg. >> reporter: almost three years into the syrian war, the medical system is now in shambles. before the conflict began, 90% of syria's children had been immunized against polio, but now the rate is around 60%, and with that, the resurgence of the deadly disease. health officials in the region are taking the threat ser
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